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Date: Sat Aug 2 19:15:52 1997
Name: Ethel Spaulding Oliver
E- mail: eso7lks@ac.net
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Spaulding
Given name(s) of Immigrant: ?
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: 20 Mar 1697

Origin of Immigrant: Scotland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1671 Scottish coastland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: ? New York, USA
Immigrant's Spouse: ?
Source of Information: Jean Sapulding, Leominster,MA, deceased
Immigrant's Children: ?

Date: Thu Aug 7 00:01:04 1997
Name: Nancy Greer
E- mail: blanan@alpha.wcoil.com
Address: P.O. Box 661 Lima, Ohio 45802-0661
Surname of Immigrant: OpDyck (Updike)
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Louris Jansen
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1653

Origin of Immigrant: Holland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1600/20
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: 1659 Gravesend,Long Island, N.Y.
Immigrant's Spouse: Christina ?
Source of Information: The Op Dyck Genealogy by Charles Wilsom Opdyke 1889
Immigrant's Children:
Johannes Opdyck Born 1651 Died 1729 Cathrine (unknown)

Notes: Louris Jansen came to New Netherland before 1653 in which year he owned a residence at Albany and bought a lot a Gravesend, Long Island 1655 and in New York 1656/7. Died at Gravesend. Johannes Opdyck was a planter at Dutch Kills Long Island before he settled in Maidenhead and Hopewell.

Date: Sat Aug 9 19:15:26 1997
Name: Chris Wilkenshoff
E- mail: chrisw5555@ecsu.campus.mci.n et
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Wilkenshoff
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Janneken Van
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1691

Origin of Immigrant:
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1665
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: ?
Immigrant's Spouse: ?
Source of Information: Baptismal record

Date: Sun Aug 10 10:06:48 1997
Name: Darlene (Loper) Klonaris
E- mail: treybug@ezaccess.net
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Loper
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Peter
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: bef 17 Oct 1677

Origin of Immigrant: Amsterdam, Holland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1650-1655
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: will dated 2 May 1698
Immigrant's Spouse: Gertrude Nieulant
Source of Information: Roy T. Marshall, and Francis P. Kirkpatrick, Batismal records, and will
Immigrant's Children:
Michael Loper (Lowber) bapt 17 Oct 1677 New Amsterdam, New York married Unity Pardee or Virdin. Michael's will is probated 4-7-1746.
Margaret Loper (Lowber) born 2 July 1679 New Amsterdam, New York married 4 Nov 1697 Stephen Paradee
Mary Loper (Lowber) died 6 March 1697 married Robert Nichols
Gertrude Loper (Lowber) married William Thistlewood
Agnes Loper (Lowber)married 16 June 1693 John Smith

Notes: Gertrud Nieuland's birth, about 1655, listed in the LDS CFI File. Number 05553+23. Gertrud's parents reside north of Amsterdam, Holland. This same record listed Pieter Lowber as her spouse. 17 Oct 1677, Michiel Loper. Parents: Pieter Loper, Geertruyt Nieuland. Bapt. Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam, New York. This information came from Thomas Grier Evans, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York, Baptisms, From 25 December, 1639 to 27 December 1730 page 129.

Date: Sun Aug 10 11:38:46 1997
Name: Ernie Pridemore
E- mail: gpridemore@kih.net
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Pridmore or Pridemore
Given name(s) of Immigrant: John
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1661

Origin of Immigrant: Leicester England
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1640 ?
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: 1702
Immigrant's Spouse: Anne Higgins
Source of Information: Howard Johnstons Geneology (INTERNET)
Immigrant's Children: Ann Pridmore John Pridmore b 23 Feb 1684 George Pridmore b 1 Aug 1686 Notes: No other info!

Date: Wed Aug 13 09:44:29 1997
Name: Sheri Ferrell
E- mail: WARRENF@JUNO.COM
Address: 2921 Barrington Ct Fullerton, CA 92831-2208
Surname of Immigrant: COVERT
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Waldron
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: cc1653

Origin of Immigrant: Holland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1608
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death:
Immigrant's Spouse: Rebecca Hendricks married 1646 Holland
Source of Information: handwritten papers found in Bible
Immigrant's Children: William Covert (b)1647 in Holland married Elizabeth Stoughtenburg in 1671 They had a daughter named Maria.

Date: Wed Aug 13 18:16:31 1997
Name: Bruce Armstrong
E- mail: KLA30@AOL.com
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Vandewater
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Benjamin
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1653

Origin of Immigrant: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1622
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death:
Immigrant's Spouse: Elizabeth DeMeersman
Source of Information: Family Tree Maker submission
Immigrant's Children:
Hendrick Vandewater;spouse Margaret Van der Meulen m.4/21/1662
Jacobus Vandewater d. 1730;spouse Engeltje Juriaans Aarieszen
Pieter Vandewater b.1644,d.1686;spouse Anneje Duycking m.5/12/1672 in NY NY
Johannus Vandewater b.1645
Abraham Vandewater b.1647 Notes: Any information on Benjamin's or his son Jacobus's birth, Atlantic crossing ship,death and work would be helpful. Jacobus was apparently appointed mayor of New Amsterdam by Governor Colve in 1674. In 1689 Jacobus was appointed clerk of Kings county which he served as until 1704.

Date: Thu Aug 14 16:40:55 1997
Name: Dorothy Gardner Rastelli
E- mail: rasti@aol.com
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Gardner
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Henry
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1630

Origin of Immigrant: England or Westchester, NY
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1630 in England or Westchester, NY
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death:
Immigrant's Spouse: Elizabeth Cromwell
Source of Information: Listed by Charles Carroll Gardner of Maplewood, New Jersey, which he obtained from New Jersey Historical Society. I have summary of list from my family bible.
Immigrant's Children:
Bethia, born 5 June 1665, fied 170-, married Isaac Dickerman
John (2), born 25 March 1670, died 171-, married Hannah - - -
Elizabeth, born 5 June 1673, died 4 April 1724, married Thomas Hunt
Margaret, born 15 November 1676, died ----, married - - - Haddon
Maray, born 15 November 1676. died ----, married - - - Oakley
Hannah, born 25 March 1679, died ----, married John Hedger
Benjamin, born 8 April 1682, died May/June 1711, married Elizabeth - - -

Notes: The Westchester branch of the Gardner family remained there until sometime between 1724 and 1795 when Thomas Gardner died near Springfield, NJ.

Date: Fri Aug 15 14:55:16 1997
Name: Ilene Noe Kreider
E- mail: krinkjfk@netins.net
Address: 1727-63rd St. Garrison, IA 52229
Surname of Immigrant: Neau (Noe, Niu)
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Elias
Name of Ship: T' Bonte Koe (possibly)
Arrival Date: 1695

Origin of Immigrant: Soubise, France
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: ca 1670
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: New York City- buried Trinity Churchyard on Broadway
Immigrant's Spouse: Suzanne Pare
Source of Information: Letter from Msgr. William Field Noe, Curator, Seton Hall University, N. J.
Immigrant's Children: ?

Notes: Elias was a Hugenot. Believed to have come to New York via Santa Domingo in 1695. He had been on the galleys at Toulon until the Pope interceded with Louis XIV who then banished Elias Neau (Noe) from France forever. His home and that of his brother Peter (or Pierre) were both in Wall St. He became famous for his work among the negro slaves whom he attempted to Christianise in a steeple room of Old Trinity. He and his brother, along with the Mersereaus, had a greast deal of business in Staten Island, ran the ferry at Blazing Star and the Inn and Ferry in Perth Amboy. The Inn and Ferry at Blazing (now Trembley) were used to funnel spies behind the British Lines in Staten Island.

Date: Fri Aug 15 22:47:28 1997
Name: Pene Watson
E- mail: Pwatson @ Island.Net
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: hutchinson
Given name(s) of Immigrant: william
Name of Ship:
Arrival Date: 1634

Origin of Immigrant: England
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: late 1500's
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: died after 1637 at Aquidneck or Rhode Island
Immigrant's Spouse: Anne (Marbury) Hutchinson
Source of Information: My mother Constance May (Archer) Watson
Immigrant's Children: 14 children, all died in an Indian attack except one. The only names of children I have come up with is Susanna Hutchinson born in 1633 (married John Cole in 1651).

Date: Fri Aug 15 23:12:43 1997
Name: Pene Watson
E- mail: Pwatson @ Island.Net
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: hutchinson
Given name(s) of Immigrant: william
Name of Ship:
Arrival Date: 1634

Origin of Immigrant: England
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: late 1500's
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: died after 1637 at Aquidneck or Rhode Island
Immigrant's Spouse: Anne (Marbury) Hutchinson
Source of Information: My mother Constance May (Archer) Watson
Immigrant's Children: 14 children, all died in an Indian attack except one. The only names of children I have come up with is Susanna Hutchinson born in 1633 (married John Cole in 1651).

Date: Sun Aug 17 13:12:34 1997
Name: Barbara Price
E- mail: RockCatt@aol.com
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: DuSoison/DuSauchoy
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Marcus
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1658

Origin of Immigrant: France
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1626 in France
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: 1706 in NY
Immigrant's Spouse: Elizabeth Rossignol
Source of Information: Baptismal records from the Records of the Dutch Reformed Church: Baptisms 1639-1730
Immigrant's Children:
Madeleine DuSauchoy b. 1656 Staten Island, NY d. ? m. March 6, 1670/71 in NY,NY Martin Hardin

Date: Mon Aug 18 00:40:07 1997
Name: Wayne R. Selover
E- mail: wdsd@cyberg8t.com
Address: 330 Temmera Lane Glendora, CA 91740
Surname of Immigrant: Selover (Slover, Slouer)
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Isaac
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1683

Origin of Immigrant: France, then Holland after Revocation of Edict of Nantes
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1663?, France
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: ?
Immigrant's Spouse: Hester Leenda, Jannekan van Wilkenhof, Judith Waldron
Source of Information: book: Selover-Slover Family, 1682-1941, by Mabel Jacques Hadler
Immigrant's Children: Children with Hester Leenda: Susannah; married Peter King, lived Cecil County, MD Sarah, died 12/21/1752; married Herman Bussing 1/27/1707, New Castle, NJ Children with Jannekan van Wilkenhof Jacquemyntie, born 3/27/1696, died in infancy? Abraham, born 8/29/1697;married Sophia Schermerhorn, NJ Jannetie, born 8/29/1699, died in infancy? Children with Judith Waldron Daniel, born 8/14/1700, died in infancy Maria, born 8/31/1701;married Alexander Fitchett, New Amsterdam Anna, born 7/21/1703; married Bragon Covert 12/1/1723, Brooklyn Daniel, born 10/18/1704;married Helenah Schermerhorn, Middlesex Co., NJ Isaac; married Syche Peppenger, Middlesex Co., NJ Jacob; married Sarah Vanderlinde, Westchester Co., NY Judith, died 7/26,1743;never married Notes: See above. I am a descendant of Daniel Selover
Date: Fri Aug 22 15:09:28 1997
Name: Roy Albertson
E- mail: roy@onenw.org
Address: 103 Cedar Crest Lane Bellevue, WA 98004
Surname of Immigrant: Albertson
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Jan
Name of Ship: D'Vos (The Fox)
Arrival Date: 31Aug 1662

Origin of Immigrant: Steenwych, Holland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: about 1630
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: 7 Jun 1663 at Esopus, Ulster County, NY
Immigrant's Spouse: ?
Source of Information: NY G&B Record; History of Ulster County, NY
Immigrant's Children: One d. killed with mother and father at Esopus.

Notes: Resided in Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY before moving to Ulster County.

Date: Sun Aug 24 10:39:15 1997
Name: John Robert Barberie
E- mail: barber5321@aol.com
Address: 302-943 West 8th Ave., Vancouver, BC Canada V5Z 1E4
Surname of Immigrant: Barberie
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Jean
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: 1688

Origin of Immigrant: La Rochelle, France but spent 1685 to 1688 in London, Eng.
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: abt 1641 La Rochelle, Guyenne ,France
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: Jan 9, 1727/28 NY,NY
Immigrant's Spouse: DeLancey (surname)
Source of Information: The NY Genealogical & Biographical Record #4 Oct. 1992. History - St. Peter's Church in Perth Amboy, NJ
Immigrant's Children:
Peter Barberie b. 1674 France d.Dec 1727 New Rochelle, NYSusanne Lambert & Catherine Allaire
John Peter Barberie b. 1670 France d. Mar 1730/31 NY,NY spouse: Francoise Brinquemand Apr 10, 1694 in Eglise du Saint Esprit, NY,NY

Date: Tue Aug 26 06:24:38 1997
Name: Lee Hilton
E- mail: lshilton@worldnet.att.net
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: Van Vechten
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Dirck Teunis
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: before 1668

Origin of Immigrant: Holland
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1630 in Holland (sorry, no better info)
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: ? (probably Catskill, NY)
Immigrant's Spouse: Jannetje Michielse Vrelant
Source of Information: genealogical search by NY Historical Society for my father
Immigrant's Children:
Teunis Van Vechten, 1668-?, married Cathalyntje Van Petten

Notes: family resided in Catskill, NY

Date: Wed Aug 27 17:04:36 1997
Name: jan peter kiers
E- mail: bmra@linex.com
Address:
Surname of Immigrant: kiers
Given name(s) of Immigrant: jan
Name of Ship: de bonte koe
Arrival Date: april,1660

Origin of Immigrant: drenthe
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1630, drenthe
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: ?
Immigrant's Spouse: married, wife's name not known
Source of Information: lists of inhabitants of colonial new york
Immigrant's Children: no children in 1660

Date: Fri Aug 29 11:35:11 1997
Name: Robert H. Engstrom
E- mail: engstrom@wmich.EDU
Address: 3836 Winding Way Kalamazoo, Michigan 49004
Surname of Immigrant: Bontecou
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Pierre
Name of Ship: ?
Arrival Date: 1689

Origin of Immigrant: La Rochelle, France or Isle of Re, then England
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: ca.1660's?
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: New York City
Immigrant's Spouse: Marguerite Collinot
Source of Information: J.E.Morris, Bontecou Genealogies
Immigrant's Children: Arr.NY with 5 children. In New York were born: Rachel, 21 July 1690 Thimotee, bapt.July 2 1693 by M.Peiret, minister of French Church Marguerite "Bontecoux" was married to Estienne Perdriau on July 16, 1699

Notes: Timothy, b.17 June, 1693 in New York was my ancestor. He was sent as a youth back to France to learn to be a silversmith, a trade which would be passed down several generations in his family. While there, he married, and his son Timothy Jr. was born. He returned to America, where his wife died in New Haven, CT, 5 Nov 1735 at 33 years. Timothy married Mary Goodrich 29 Sep.1736 and had more children. He and his son, Timothy Jr. are listed in the records as Colonial silversmiths. Work by them is preserved in the collection of Yale University. The name "Bontecou" is actually of Dutch origin, and is claimed to go back to the Dutch navigator Guilliame Isbrand Bontekoe, who lived in the early 1600's.

Date: Fri Aug 29 16:41:50 1997
Name: Margaret Odden
E- mail: rodden@oz.net
Address: 2257 NW Vinland View Poulsbo, Wa 98370
Surname of Immigrant: Billiou
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Pierre
Name of Ship:
Arrival Date:

Origin of Immigrant:
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 1630
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death:
Immigrant's Spouse: Francoise DuBois
Source of Information: thru the internet: Jeanne Larzalere Bloom. Heidgerd, William compiled by The American Descendants of Chretien Dubois of Wicres France, DuBois Family Association,
Immigrant's Children:
Martha Billiou birth 2/8/1652 Leyden died New Rochelle, N.Y. 1736 Married THOMAS STILLWELL At Gravesend, L.I. 6/8/1670 Notes: Thomas and Martha Stillwell acquired land on Staten Island on 6/29/1677 from Pierre Billiou. I'm interested in finding more on their descendants. Looking for Nathan Stillwell and Francis James Stillwell (born 11/21/1836 in New York)

Date: Sat Aug 30 18:54:11 1997
Name: Sharon Fearnow
E- mail: sharonf@prodigy.net
Address: 2300 Old Keene Place Lexington KY 40515-1194
Surname of Immigrant: Wyckoff
Given name(s) of Immigrant: Pieter Claesen
Name of Ship: Rensselaerwyck?
Arrival Date: 4 March1637

Origin of Immigrant: Boda, Oland Island, The Netherlands
Immigrant's Date & Place of Birth: 6 Jan 1625 Boda, Oland, The Netherlands
Immigrant's Date & Place of Death: 30 June 1694 NY
Immigrant's Spouse: Grietje Van Ness
Source of Information: Wyckoff Association Records, The Wyckoff Family in America, Early Settlers of King's County, Long Island, N.Y. by Teunis G. Bergen
Immigrant's Children:
Annetje Peiterse, Nov.27, 1650 m. Roelif Martense Schenck
Mayken or Maria Pieterse bp Oct. 17, 1653 m. Willem Willemse of GD
Geertje Pieterse, m. Christoffel Janse Romeyn
Margrietje Pieterse, m.Matthias Adamse Brouwer
Claes or Nicholas Pieterse of Fld;
Cornelis Pieterse of NL.
Garret Pieterse

Notes: Pieter Claesen Wyckoff, the first of the American line of Wyckoffs, came to Fort Orange, Province of New Netherlands, April 7, 1637, in the ship Rensselaerwyck, as one of the 38 farmers assigned to work on the Rensselaer estate. When he was eighteen, he rented his own farm and married Grietje Van Ness, the daughter of Cornelius Hendrickse van Ness of Albany and Mycke Hendrieux van der Burchgraeff. After their marriage before 1646 he and his wife and two children went to New Amsterdam (1649). He signed a contract to superintend the Bowery and cattle of Peter Stuyvesant in New Amersfoort and moved into a house on Canarsie Lane in Flatlands, Brooklyn, now known as the Wyckoff Homestead. His remains are supposed to have been buried in land now covered by the altar of this church.


 
 

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